Arrest after alleged taxi driver stabbing

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A MAN has been arrested in relation to an alleged stabbing in Carrum Downs, 21 June.

It is alleged that a man was picked up by a taxi on Greens Road, South Dandenong at around 1.40pm. Emergency services were then called to Balmain Drive at around 2pm, after the passenger allegedly demanded cash from the driver with a knife. The driver is alleged to have sustained multiple stab wounds to the arm.

A 26-year-old Morwell man was arrested in Carrum Downs just before 4pm, 6 June. He is assisting police with their enquiries.

The alleged victim, a 38-year-old man, was taken to hospital and has since been released.

First published in the Chelsea Mordialloc Mentone News – 10 July 2019

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